Radiation Therapy at DMC Huron Valley-Sinai Hospital
- Head and Neck
Your radiation oncologist and the radiation therapy team will work closely with your other Huron Valley cancer doctors before, during and after your radiation treatments to coordinate your care and provide the safest and most effective treatments available.
TrueBeam™ linear accelerator advances radiation therapy
- Better focus to pinpoint the cancer cells
- Decreases the duration and frequency of radiation therapy sessions
- Increased sensitivity level enables physicians to treat a tumor inside a continuously moving organ with a high accuracy.
BrainLAB Stereotactic Radio Surgery (SRS)
DMC-Huron Valley-Sinai Hospital also uses BrainLAB Stereotactic Radio Surgery (SRS) to treat cancers of the brain that require a high degree of precision. It is a nonsurgical, highly precise form of radiation therapy. It carries the advantages of surgery without being invasive.
- Does not require an incision
- Very little risk of infection
- Alternative for patients who are not candidates for surgery
- Total radiation treatment is delivered in one day rather than the typical two to eight weeks
Close and comfortable care
What is radiation therapy used for?
How is radiation therapy given to patients?
- The type of cancer.
- The size of the cancer.
- The cancer’s location in the body.
- How close the cancer is to normal tissues that are sensitive to radiation.
- How far into the body the radiation needs to travel.